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    State’s Muslims Take To Lobbying; No Easy Task, Story Reports

    May 3, 2016

    State’s Muslims Take To Lobbying; No Easy Task, Story Reports By Richard Friedman, BJF Executive Director  A story in the Washington Post suggested that a delegation of Alabama Muslims pretty much got the cold shoulder when they visited Capitol Hill recently to lobby Alabama’s Members Of Congress regarding issues important to their community. “The Alabamians were …..

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    Miraculous Stories Of Survival Provide Hope & Inspiration

    April 27, 2016

    Miraculous Stories Of Survival Provide Hope & Inspiration By Sally Friedman, Executive Director, Birmingham Jewish Foundation Danger. Heartbreak. Idealism. Tragedy. Challenge. Triumph. These words describe the aliyah (immigration) of the Ethiopian Jewish community to Israel since the 1980’s.  Since Israel’s rebirth in 1948, immigrants have come from all over the world, but few stories can …..

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    Meeting Real Life Super Heroes

    April 26, 2016

    Meeting Real Life Super Heroes  By Sally Friedman, Executive Director, Birmingham Jewish Foundation  On my recent trip to Israel, I got to spend time with one of my heroes, someone who has been a key figure in one of the most moving and exciting stories of modern day Israel.  And I got to meet a young man …..

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